Overview

Joint Staff Student Committee reports to Academic Committee

Chair

Dr Ruth Siddall


Who to contact

Mr Rob Traynor

for agendas and minutes; apologies for absence
r.traynor@ucl.ac.uk
020 7679 8591


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Joint Staff Student Committee

Constitution and Membership for 2014-15

Where the name of a committee member appears in square brackets, this indicates that member’s second or subsequent appearance in the committee’s membership.

Number in brackets to the right-hand side of a committee member’s name indicates length of continuous service in years, up to and including the 2013-14 session. Length of service is not indicated for ex officio and student members, or for observers.


Ex Officio

UCL Student Mediator (Chair) Dr Ruth Siddall
Dean of Students (Academic) Professor Anthony Smith
Director of Student Administration Mr David Ashton
Director of Student Support and Wellbeing  Ms Denise Long 
Head of UCL Careers Service Ms Karen Barnard
Head of the International Office  Mr David Stevens 
UCLU Education & Campaigns Officer Mr Lukmaan Kolia
UCLU Medical, Pharmacy & Health Students’ Officer Ms Harkiran Dhanjal
UCLU Postgraduate Students' Officer Ms Mariana Ceccotti
UCLU Welfare & International Officer
Ms Leah Francis

Appointed

A Faculty Tutor, appointed by the Committee

  • Dr Caroline Essex (2)

Nominated


One member of academic staff from each faculty, with responsibility for assuring the quality of the student experience at either faculty or departmental level, nominated by the Dean of the Faculty

Arts and Humanities Dr Arne Hofmann (1)
Brain Sciences  Dr Rachel Rees (2) 
Built Environment  Professor Alexi Marmot (4) 
Engineering Dr Lena Ciric (1) 
Laws Dr Olga Thomas (2) 
Life Sciences Dr Michael Munday (1) 
Mathematical and Physcial Sciences [Dr Caroline Essex] (2) 
Medical Sciences  Dr Ann Griffin (5) 
Population Health Sciences  Dr Mona Bajaj-Elliott (2) 
Social and Historical Sciences  Professor Sue Hamilton (4) 

One member of staff of UCL Estates, nominated by the Director of UCL Estates

  • Vacancy

One member of staff of Library Services, nominated by the Director of Library Services

  • Ms Lesley Pitman (5)

One member of staff of Information Services Division, nominated by the Director of Information Services

  • Ms Fiona Strawbridge (4)

Eight student members, including at least one medical student and at least one part-time student, nominated by UCLU

  • To be notified


One member of non-professorial academic staff, elected by and from among the elected non-professorial academic members of Academic Board

  • Vacancy

Secretary Mr Rob Traynor

Terms of Reference

Subject to any general or particular direction that may from time to time be given by the Academic Committee, the Joint Staff Student Committee is charged by Council:

  1. To consider any matters affecting the relations of the student body with UCL and to determine, monitor and review mechanisms for promoting such relations, subject to the terms of reference of other committees on which there is student representation; and, where appropriate, to make recommendations thereon to the Academic Committee. (The Committee shall not consider matters affecting an individual student if they are of a disciplinary nature or if they refer to his or her academic progress, whilst matters affecting the welfare of a student shall be referred in the first place to the appropriate Tutor.)
  2. To monitor and receive the Minutes of Departmental Staff Student Consultative Committees, and take action where necessary.
  3. To receive for information data from internal and external student feedback surveys and to refer any issues to the Student Experience Forum and Academic Committee, as necessary.
  4. To receive for information the annual Student Feedback Overview Report, following its submission to, and consideration by, the Student Experience Forum and Academic Committee.
  5. To report to the Academic Committee by (i) submission of an annual report to Academic Committee on the work of the Committee in the preceding 12 months, and (ii) submission to the Academic Committee officers of the Minutes of each meeting of the Joint Staff Student Committee.

Meeting Dates 2014-15

  • Thursday 20 November 2014, 2.00pm
  • Thursday 5 March 2015, 2.00pm
  • Tuesday 5 May 2015, 2.00pm

Minutes

Committee Minutes for sessions prior to 2010-11 are not publicly accessible.

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